Special occasion food

Special occasions such as birthday parties often involve lots of 'sometimes' foods high in fat and sugar. While these foods are ok as an occasional treat, there are plenty of healthy foods which can be served instead. Try these ideas:

  • pretzels
  • fruit platters
  • mini pizzas

children enjoying healthy food at dining table

  • fresh berries
  • finger sandwiches
  • low-fat mini fruit muffins
  • homemade popcorn
  • melon slices
  • frozen orange wedges
  • hummus and pita bread
  • cheese cubes and crackers
  • vegetable sticks and rice crackers with dip

Acknowledgement: NSW Department of Health Munch & Move